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Frigidaire Microwave Model GLMV169DBB

Turned on the microwave and a large pop/explosion came from the top right of the unit behind the louvered black fan area. Any ideas? It sounded pretty bad, (enough to make me jump at least 6 inches) and of course it is just out of warranty. Please advise. . . .

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    TURNED ON AND SOUNDED LIKE THE 4TH OF JULY. FIRE AND SPARKS BLOWING OUT UNDERNEATH NEAR THE EXHAUST AND LIGHT BULBS. SO SEVERE THAT IT BLEW OUT EVERY UNIT LINKED TO THE FUSE BOX. MICROWAVE IS SHOT.

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All the good stuff is on the right side so it could be a lot of problems... most likely it is a the high voltage capacitor. does the microwave work at all? let me know and I maybe able to help?

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